The Pixologic Team and Scott Eaton are set to take over the Courthouse Doubletree in London! At this event, you’ll see the latest features and functions inside ZBrush 4R5 explained and demonstrated by Pixologic and industry veteran Scott Eaton.
Space is extremely limited!! If you sign up for this UGM, it’s imperative that you attend. Failure to attend will cost others a chance to take part. All seating is first come, first serve.
Find out more about the event and the presenters at our London UGM page. We’ll see you there!
If you’re in the Florida region and feel the urge to sling a little digital clay then rejoice, because Nick Zuccarello aka NickZ on the ZBrushCentral forum, is teaching Introduction to ZBrush classes at the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA). The FIEA is a division of the University of Central Florida and offers a Master’s Degree giving students a chance to hone their skills in all aspects of video game development and creation. Nick’s class covers the basics and includes digital sculpting, subdivision levels, Dynamesh and 3D digital Polypainting. Nick has even created a custom ZBrush project designed to help students learn about painting different material types and surfaces. This introductory class will also covers Polypainting skin, leather, metal, wood, grass and dirt. Be sure to take the inside track and learn from a dedicated, long standing industry pro.
Nick has over 10 years of video game experience and has worked at some of the biggest studios in the business as a Character Modeler. Be sure to check out his blog, where you can download a base-mesh and watch time-lapse videos while picking up some tips and tricks. If you are looking for high quality 3D assets, Nick has you covered with a store dedicated to providing top class resources.
ZACK PETROC STUDIOS: CHARACTER CREATION MASTER CLASS BEGINS MARCH 4, 2013
From cutting edge Studio work flows, to design principles that will redefine your approach to character creation, Zack will mentor his students through the process of designing, sculpting, and retopologizing a production ready character. Utilizing ZBrush throughout the class, some of the topics included are:
- Crafting “story” based characters
- Design Principles
- Growing your art and career
- Telling story through form
- The silhouette
- Creating cloth & accessories
Zack Petroc Studios
The Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC has evolved over the last 20 years into a globally recognized sport. In this latest ZBrushCentral post, Sebastian Diaz Zavala aka Sebastianez pays homage to one of the greats. Randy “The Natural” Couture is regarded as one of the best to ever step inside the Octagon. Sebastianez ensures that the legend of “The Natural” lives on forever! Visit his user gallery to see more great ZBrush sculpts.
If its game ready assets you’re looking to make, be sure to check out ZClassroom for more tutorial goodness with videos by Joseph Drust.
Phoenix Atelier is offering a free webinar with Kurt Papstein this Sunday, January 6 at 3:00PM (PST). Ask your questions, get your answers in this live preview of Kurt’s upcoming class. “Character Pipeline For Games” will show the process of creating a character from beginning to end, resulting in a professional portfolio piece for current and next generation games.
Sign up for the free webinar here and get more information about Kurt’s upcoming class here. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.)
Watch the teaser here:
The Pixolator has posted a new video showing off some of the new features in ZBrush 4R5. In this session, he’s using “Panel Loops” and “Polish By Features” to quickly transform a DynaMesh model into a hard-surface-looking model.
Watch the video at ZBrushCentral.
In what’s certain to be a one of the most fun, fascinating and educational, looks into ZBrush 4R4 you will ever have, be sure to check out and sign up for “Mastering ZBrush” with Pixologic’s very own Paul Gaboury! Get an insider’s look on what to expect LIVE online with Paul himself on Saturday Dec. 15th, @ 10AM PST! Come along and discover all the power ZBrush truly holds! Registration is free at Visualarium.com.
Check out these new courses from Digital Tutors on our Third Party Training page! Our friends have released three new courses including two from their Creative Development Series:
Maximizing Your Wacom Device for ZBrush
Creative Development: Sculpting a Fantasy Monster in ZBrush and Softimage with Szabolcs Matefy
Creative Development: Sculpting Alien Concepts in ZBrush with Jonny Bone
Fresh off the foot-heels of the CTN Expo held here in sunny Burbank California, Michael Defeo demonstrates more inside tips and tricks in his, “Hair Details with a Curvetube Brush” video. Check out this latest FREE video brought to you by schoolism. If it’s art you’re after, check out schoolism for more learning resources and critiques from other industry leaders. With a list of courses ranging from traditional to digital, there’s bound to be something for everyone.
You can keep learning more about InsertMesh brushes and the Curve mode by visiting ZClassroom. With dedicated videos, led by industry pros like Michael Pavlovich, we’re sure you’ll get the resources you need.